Tag Archives: Tournament Results

Drew McCormick Wins VictoryBriefs

We’ll post full elim results and speaker awards once the final packet is up. LOS ANGELES, CA.—Congratulations to Strake Jesuit’s Drew McCormick for defeating Aliso Niguel’s Regan Grishaber to win The VictoryBriefs Tournament (VBT). In addition, Drew was top seed and top speaker – the debate tournament version of winning …

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Sammi Cannold Wins Columbia

NEW YORK, NY—Sammi Cannold of Byram Hills is the champion of the 2012 Columbia University Invitational, having defeated Scarsdale’s Larry Milstein in the final round (Larry coached over his teammate Sam Natbony in semifinals). The tournament is a semis-bid in LD. Sammi is coached by Dottie Dougherty, Abdul Beretay, and …

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Ashesh Rambachan Takes Minnesota State

Congratulations to Eastview’s Ashesh Rambachan for defeating Robbinsdale Armstrong’s Andrew Urevig to win the Lincoln-Douglas division of the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) State Debate Tournament. Ashesh is coached by Todd Hering; Andrew is coached by D.J. Brynteson, Chyenne Thibodo and Robert Cegla. Quarterfinals: 1. Apple Valley LS def. …

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Scarsdale Closes Out Lexington

LEXINGTON, MASS.—Congratulations to Scarsdale’s Alon Daks, Zach Edelman, and Ben Fife for co-championing the 2012 Lexington Winter Invitational. The Dale is led by Joe Vaughan, Perry Green, Oliver Roth and Eric Thurm. Doubles: Octas: Quarterfinals: Aliso Niguel RG def. Stuyvesant GW (Adler, Roth, *B. Clancy) Scarsdale BF def. Millburn YY …

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New Orleans Jesuit Closes Out The Crestian

Congratulations to Jacob Pritt and Jim Huang of New Orleans Jesuit for closing out the Crestian, held at the Pine Crest Preparatory School this weekend. The Crestian is a quarterfinals bid to the TOC. Jacob and Jim are coached by Travis Smith and Justin Pearce. Doubles: Jesuit JP advances without …

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WDM Valley Closes Out Westside

Text           For the second consecutive year, WDM Valley closed out the final round of the Omaha Westside Warrior Invitational. Moses Sloven and Lucy Korsakov were tournament co-champions. Full results: Octafinals Valley MS def. Millard North RC (Rishi Chebrolu) Okoboji AS def. Valley JS (Jason Smith) …

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Jeremy Dang Takes Churchill

Strake Jesuit’s Jeremy Deng is the champion of the 2012 Winston Churchill Classic, having defeated Cypress Woods Ty Joplin in finals. Jeremy is coached by Jerry Christ, Chris Castillo, Daniel Imas, Todd Liipfert and Murvin Auzenne; Ty is coached by Jared Woods and Heath Martin.. (Special thanks to Jared for …

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Alex Teiche and Derek Holliday Finalists at Federal Way

FEDERAL WAY, WASH.—Alex Teiche and Derek Holliday are finalists at this year’s Federal Way Invitational, a finals bid in LD. The final round will be held Feb. 3-4 at the Eastside Catholic tournament. Alex is coached by Rebar Niemi and Jordan Hudgens; Derek is coached by Jeff Gans and Garrett …

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Angela Wang Wins Laird Lewis

Angela Wang of Northwest Guilford is the champion of this year’s Laird Lewis Invitational, having defeated Durham Academy’s Raghav Bansal in the final round. The tournament is a finals bid in LD. Angela is now qualified to the TOC, having previously bid at Wake Forest; this is Raghav’s first bid. …

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Alex Teiche and Connor Durkin Co-Champs of Northwest RR

SAMMAMISH, WASH.—Bainbridge’s Alex Teiche and Tahoma’s Connor Durkin were declared co-champions of the 2012 Northwest RR, having cleared to the final round (Alex also won Top Speaker). Congratulations to both debaters! Alex is coached by Rebar Niemi and Jordan Hudgens; Connor is coached by Ashley Skinner, Fritz Pielstick, and Nick …

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Nikhil Nag Wins MBA

Nikhil and coach, Chris Catteron, hoist the iconic first-place Montgomery Bell Academy trophy. (Yes, that’s a canon from the Civil War era—and it’s pointed to the North.) Congratulations to Nikhil Nag and Daniel Tartakosky for advancing to the MBA Round Robin demonstration debate, which matches up the top two competitors …

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Andrew Eckholm Eclipses The Sunvitational

Congratulations to Stuyvesant’s Andrew Eckholm for defeating Millburn’s Yang Yi in the final round of The University School “Sunvitational”, a semis bid in LD (Andrew coached over his teammate Grant Weisberg in semifinals). Andrew and Grant are coached by Julie Sheinman and Craig Gilbert; Yang Yi is coached by Michael …

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Colton Smith Wins UPS–and a Bizarre Video Clip

TACOMA, WASH.—Elimination rounds are underway at the University of Puget Sound Invitational; the tournament is a semifinals bid in LD. While waiting for elimination round results, watch this short clip of a round between Harvard-Westlake’s Aneri Amin and Central Valley’s Kyle Sessions: Doubles: Bainbridge AT advances without debating Bainbridge BB …

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